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Keeping U.S. civil society safe from digital attack

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Is your organization worried about securing your communications and data?

Have you recently been hacked?

Are you a digital security expert working with nonprofits and activists?


The Digital Security Exchange connects U.S. civil society organizations to digital security experts who help them stay safe from digital attack, helping them stay focused on protecting our communities, environment, and world.

You can get started with the DSX in two ways:

1 Request assistance

Get assistance for you or your organization

2 Become a provider

Request to become a digital security provider with the DSX

How It Works

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Civil society organizations come to the Digital Security Exchange seeking help with digital security assessments and training.

Request digital security assistance
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Digital security experts interested in assisting organizations request to become providers with the DSX.

Request to become a provider
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Organizations in need connect with digital security experts who can provide support.

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Latest Updates

by: Josh | March 20, 2018

Welcome to the DSX

After a full year of concept design, community mapping, feedback generation, and technical development, we’re thrilled to officially launch the Digital Security Exchange.

I started work on the concept that became DSX on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – the day after Do...

by: Josh | March 20, 2018

TL;DR: Our Approach to Security and Vetting

The Digital Security Exchange is focused on supporting U.S. organizations and individuals, though we coordinate with global networks to provide support to organizations and individuals around the world.

We rely on human-powered vetting and endorsement policies, we e...

by: Debbie | March 20, 2018

On Trust

When we set out to put together civil society organizations and digital security experts, one of the core features for us was trust – how do we gain, strengthen, and keep the trust of all the partners? And more importantly, how to verbalize what is, for many, an instinctual...